2014 is just about here and the new year is launching with some great music. If you're just closing out your "what to listen to" list from 2013, let us help suggest where to begin in 2014.

After a theatrical release of 'Metallica Through the Never,' thrash metal's most popular band is bringing the 3D IMAX experience to your living rooms. Available on both DVD and Blu-Ray, 'Metallica Through the Never' will hit shelves on Jan. 28.

European fans will start buying up Iced Earth's 11th studio album, 'Plagues of Babylon,' on Jan. 6, but North American audiences will have to wait until Jan. 21.

Acclaimed punk band Against Me! will release 'Transgender Dysphoria Blues,' the first album Against Me! has released since frontwoman Laura Jane Grace began living her life as a female.

Other January 2014 releases include Caliban's 'Ghost Empire,' Of Mice & Men's 'Restoring Force,' Periphery's 'Clear,' Switchfoot's 'Fading West' and many others.

Check out our full list of January 2014 releases below!

New Music Releases - January 2014:

Jan. 7:

Legion of the Damned, 'Ravenous Plague'

Jan. 14:

Mark Lanegan, 'Has God Seen My Shadow? An Anthology 1989-2011'
Neck Deep, 'Wishful Thinking'
Supersuckers, 'Get the Hell'
Switchfoot, 'Fading West'

Jan. 21:

Against Me!, 'Transgender Dysphoria Blues'
Alcest, 'Shelter'
Alice Cooper, 'Billion Dollar Babies [Hybrid SACD]' (Remastered)
Chrome Division, 'Infernal Rock Eternal'
Culted, 'Oblique to All Paths'
Iced Earth, 'Plagues of Babylon'
Mogwai, 'Rave Tapes'
Pro-Pain, 'Final Revolution'
Reverend Horton Heat, 'Rev'
Scorpions, 'MTV Unplugged'
Throwdown, 'Intolerance'

Jan. 28:

Caliban, 'Ghost Empire'
The Gaslight Anthem, 'B-Sides'
The Lawrence Arms, 'Metropole'
Metallica, 'Metallica Through the Never' (DVD/Blu-Ray)
Of Mice & Men, 'Restoring Force'
Periphery, 'Clear'
Primal Fear, 'Delivering the Black'
Red Dragon Cartel, 'Red Dragon Cartel'
Transatlantic, 'Kaleidoscope'
You Me at Six, 'Cavalier Youth'

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